8 days in Shalimar & Destin Itinerary

8 days in Shalimar & Destin Itinerary

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8 days in Shalimar & Destin Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Shalimar
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Sandestin
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Houston

5
nights
Shalimar

Shalimar ©
Shalimar is a town in Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. Bring the kids along to Henderson Beach State Park and Destin Harbor. Next up on the itinerary: learn something new at SandCastle Lessons w/ Beach Sand Sculptures, enjoy the sand and surf at Crystal Sands Beach, browse the different shops at Destin Commons, and cruise along Emerald Coast.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Shalimar itinerary planning tool .

Houston to Shalimar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Houston in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Shalimar: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Sandestin.

Things to do in Shalimar

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Destin, Emerald Coast
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Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Destin Harbor Boardwalk ©
Destin Harbor Boardwalk

2
nights
Sandestin

Sandestin ©
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is a 2400acre destination resort in Miramar Beach, Florida, United States, on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. On the 9th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Henderson Beach State Park, putt your heart out at The Track, and then learn something new at SandCastle Lessons w/ Beach Sand Sculptures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Sexton's Seafood Market, then explore the activities along Destin Harbor, then don't miss a visit to Destin Harbor Boardwalk, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Village of Baytowne Wharf.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sandestin day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Shalimar to Sandestin takes an hour. In August in Sandestin, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sandestin

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Destin
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Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
Destin Harbor Boardwalk ©
Destin Harbor Boardwalk

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